[SOLVED] permutation and combination problem

Can somebody help me to figure out whether 2 and 3 have different meanings ?

Q :

Consider 4 vowels (including a) and 8 consonants (including b)

1)How many 5 letters "words" containing 2 different vowels and 3 different consonants can be formed from the letters ?

**2)How many of them contain 'b' ?**

3)How many of them being with 'b' ?

Sorrry for wasting your time

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**mr fantastic** Grandad says that because it's true. Do you mean *How many of them ***begin** with 'b'?

yeah There is a mistake in the question paper .

Sorry for the posting

no need of answering just a simple Qn.

Actually I have never experienced such a fault on a Qn paper .